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2023 Best East Asian Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region

7 Colleges in the Far Western US Region
34 Master's Degrees
East Asian Languagesmaster's programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major degree program ranks #224 out of the 343 majors we look at each year. This may make is a little harder to find a school that is a good fit for you.

College Factual looked at 7 colleges and universities when compiling its 2023 Best East Asian Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 34 master's degrees in East Asian languages to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great East Asian Languages School for Your Master's Degree

Best East Asian Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region Your choice of East Asian languages for getting your master's degree school matters. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. To make it into this list, a school must excel in the following areas.

A Great Overall School

The overall quality of a master's degree school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To take this into account we consider a school's overall Best Colleges for a Master's Degree ranking which itself looks at a combination of various factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Early-Career Earnings

One measure we use to determine the quality of a school is to look at the average salary of master's graduates during the early years of their career. That is, everyone wants their master's degree to be worth something, and salaries are one measure of determining that.

Other Factors We Consider

The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on East Asian languages students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of East Asian languages students who choose to seek a master's degree at the school.
  • Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
  • Student Debt - How much debt East Asian languages students go into to obtain their master's degree and how well they are able to pay back that debt.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized East Asian languages related body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for East Asian languages students working on their master's degree.

More Ways to Rank East Asian Languages Schools

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best East Asian Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region list, to help you choose the best school for you.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study East Asian Languages in the Far Western US Region

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities for pursuing a master's degree in East Asian languages.

Top Far Western US Region Schools for a Master's in East Asian

2 Annual Graduates

University of California - Berkeley is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a master's degree in East Asian languages. Located in the midsize city of Berkeley, UC Berkeley is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from University of California - Berkeley

7 Annual Graduates

University of Washington - Seattle Campus is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a master's degree in East Asian languages. UW Seattle is a fairly large public university located in the city of Seattle.More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from University of Washington - Seattle Campus

1 Annual Graduates

University of Southern California is a great decision for students pursuing a master's degree in East Asian languages. Located in the large city of Los Angeles, USC is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population.More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from University of Southern California

#4

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
5 Annual Graduates

San Francisco State University is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a master's degree in East Asian languages. Located in the city of San Francisco, SFSU is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from San Francisco State University

8 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Honolulu, UH Manoa is a public university with a large student population.More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from University of Hawaii at Manoa

#6

University of Oregon

Eugene, OR
1 Annual Graduates

Located in the midsize city of Eugene, UO is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from University of Oregon

4 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Portland, Portland State University is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from Portland State University

Best East Asian Languages Colleges by State

Explore the best East Asian languages schools for a specific state in the Far Western US Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 253 14
Washington 183 7
Oregon 158 5
Hawaii 85 8

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East Asian Languages is one of 17 different types of Foreign Languages & Linguistics programs to choose from.

East Asian Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 12
Chinese Language & Literature 12
Japanese Language & Literature 8
Korean Language & Literature 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 207
Romance Languages 166
Germanic Languages 13
American Sign Language 12
Classical Languages & Literature 12
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 6
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 2
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 2
Southeast Asian & Pacific Languages 1

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Betoseha. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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